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Option for the Poor and for the Earth – Donal Dorr

Fr Donal Dorr discusses his expanded new edition of his classic study of Catholic Social Teaching – Option for the Poor.


Don Bosco in Maynooth – Good night by Fr John Butler

Fr John Butler gives a reflection at a gathering in St Catherine’s Salesian and Lay Community in Maynooth as part of the Irish pilgrimage of the Don Bosco relic.


Share the Good News

Eoin O’Mahony and Bernadette Sweetman introduce the National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland and explain how people might engage with it locally.


Trócaire 2013 Lenten campaign focuses on Odisha in eastern India

This Lent, Trócaire invites you on a journey of discovery to a small community in Odisha in eastern India.


Celebrating St Brigid

Resources include prayer for blessing St Brigid's Crosses, intercessions and hymns. Watch video on how to make a St Brigid's Cross.


Don Bosco Relic Pilgrimage around Ireland

Fr. M. Casey SDB introduces the Don Bosco Relic Pilgrimage around Ireland in Feb 2013 and also speaks about the significance of this pilgrimage for the whole Salesian family here.


Interview with Catholic Comment speaker – Tony Curran

Tony Curran explains the purpose of Catholic Comment, why he got involved as a speaker and his sense of the need for lay catholics to find their voice.


Soul Waves Radio – Broadcasting Faith, Justice and Social Issues

Jo Smith interviews Miriam Gormally about the interviews that Soul Waves Radio makes available weekly to over 30 local and community radio stations and posts to their website.


My Peace I Give You – Dawn Eden

Dawn Eden explains how the lives of the Saints have given her hope and aided her journey of spiritual healing after childhood sexual abuse.


The future of Religious Life in Ireland

Sr Marianne O’Connor, the outgoing Director-General of CORI, reflects on recent changes and the way forward for religious life.


Treasures of Irish Christianity

Fr Brendan Leahy explains that this book contains almost eighty short articles from a host of leading scholars on various treasures of the Christian tradition in Ireland from the fifth to the twenty-first century.


God’s Surprise – the new movements in the Church

Susan Gately brings us a first-hand account of how the Holy Spirit is at work within the Church today.


The Nearness of God – Breige O’Hare

Breige O'Hare explains how her book is intended to help the reader deepen their relationship with God.


The End of Irish Catholicism?

Fr Vincent Twomey SVD reflects on his analysis of Irish Catholicism, published ten years ago (Veritas), and how he sees the question now.


Sacred Space – the website and book

Brian Grogan SJ explains the inspiration behind the widely popular on-line prayer resource and how it has also turned into a publishing success.


Gifts of Change from Trócaire

Find out how you buy a gift of change from Trócaire this Christmas. Watch interview with Edesi Flyton talks about the impact the gift of a goat had on her family.


Launching the Year of Faith and recalling Vatican II

Watch a full recording and read full text of the homily by Fr Brendan Leahy in Carlow Cathedral on 11th October 2012.


A Calling for Everyone – Armagh Vocations DVD

Watch some short clips from this new DVD which gives an intimate insight into the homes and hearts of people from the Archdiocese of Armagh as they fulfil their calling in life.


Where God Hides – a book by Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton shares one of the stories featured in Where God Hides at the launch of the book in All Hallows College on 19 September 2012.


IEC2012 Memories – Croke Park

Teresa Menendez shares her memories of the closing liturgy in Croke Park and the hand over to the Philippines who will host the next International Eucharistic Congress in 2016.


Remaining a Catholic after the Murphy Report

Watch talk by the author Fr Kevin Egan at IEC2012 on the struggle to claim Catholic identity at this time.


Celebrating the Miracle of Life – William Reville

William Reville describes how scientific consideration raises certain questions about our philosophical understanding of the meaning and purpose of the world.


From Big Bang to Big Mystery – Fr Brendan Purcell

Rev Dr Brendan Purcell explores ‘the Big Mystery’ of human origins and reflects on the Eucharist and its place at the heart of cosmic, evolutionary and human history.


Eucharist, Marriage and Family – Stephen Cummins

Stephen Cummins, Director of Marriage Education with ACCORD, examines a number of ways in which couples and families become Eucharist to each other in the ordinariness of daily life.


Catholic Grandparents Association

This presentation at IEC2012 explores practical ways that can help Grandparents fulfill their role of passing on their most precious gift of faith in a world that is increasingly hostile to those beliefs.


Liturgy that breathes – Julie Kavanagh

Julie Kavanagh explores the foundational principles of ritual and liturgy in a workshop at IEC2012.


The changing Irish Family – David Quinn

At IEC2012 David Quinn, journalist and director of the Iona Institute addressed the question ‘The changing Irish Family – for better or worse?’


Finding my Religion – John Waters

John Waters speaks about his journey of discovery concerning religion as a primal force in the structure of humanity.


Monica Brown at IEC2012

Monica Brown, from Sydney, Australia, is director of Emmaus Productions International and is acclaimed Christian composer and workshop/retreat facilitator.


Liam Lawton at IEC2012

Fr Liam Lawton has been composing, recording and peforming sacred music for twenty years. He was busy at IEC 2012 and shares his reflection on the Congress.

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